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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This amber colored pale ale was the first beer we brewed together, so it was only fitting to name it FIRST BITE. Generous additions of American hops, light body and a dry.finish give it plenty of flavor and aroma while still remaining highly drinkable. YOU GOT BITTEN

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3253) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Growler shared at RBWG. Clear deep gold body. Light hop aroma. Lightly sweet with a smooth bitterness keeping it balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1743) - Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2013
A pretty solid, easy drinking pale ale with nice crisp hop bite. Whoever shared this growler at RBWG, I appreciate it very much!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2984) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Growler shared at RBWG! Pours a translucent copper with fluffy off-white head and light lacing. Aroma of fresh hoppy resins and a good caramel and crystal malt back. Taste follows, really hoppy and resinous, fresh and clean with a good bitter finish. If it weren’t for the low alcohol I would call this a solid IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6096) - Utah, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Growler shared at the RBWG grand tasting
Appearance: Clear golden with a big white head and lots of lacing
Aroma: Citrus and light dusty malts
Taste: Citrus and dusty caramel
Ok, mild. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5487) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2013 Orange pour with frothy white head and lace. Aroma of dry malt and citrus hops. Clean moderatley dry start with a nice hop ending. A smooth drinker with good carbonation. Pretty damn nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6738) - Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Growler to taster at the RBWG Grand Tasting (thanks to whoever shared this). Looks solid; a fairly transparent brownish-orange with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; Hoppy with a balanced backbone. Nice on e palate too. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2013
Bottel in NYC sept 2012. Clear amber beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy and fruity aroma and similar flavour with a nice bitter finish. Yes I´ve got ´nicely bitten by this beer :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Draft. Poured a clear amber with fluffy white head and lacing. Nose of citrus, pine. Taste of citrus and some caramel and roasted malts. Decent bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11585) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2012
12oz bottles-trade with jtclockwork-foamy offwhite-amber. A-pine. mint, some caramel. T-mint/floral/some band aid, 2nd lt/med malt. 7/4/6/3/12=3.2 Wanted to try again and have another crack at what should be more my taste-next time 7/4/3/2/6=2.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (6062) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2012
12oz bottle pours a lightly hazy caramel amber with some sudsy, lacing white head. Nose is ok, citrus peel, blood orange, a little hay, a little dusty, grapefruit zest. Flavor is the same, something a bit like Orval which makes me think this is either an old bottle or slightly infected, heavy blood orange, dried lemon peel, a little ginger. Medium bodied, dry finish. Something a bit off.

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